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  •  Is Romanoff a strong Dem? (1+ / 0-)
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    I don't have an opinion of him yet.

    Montesquieu and Locke are rolling in their graves right now...

    by Mannabass on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 07:45:14 PM PST

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    •  He was very popular (2+ / 0-)
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      KelleyRN2, whoknu

      as the CO State House Speaker and was expected to be appointed to the seat Salazar vacated to become Interior Secretary. Gov. Ritter instead appointed Michael Bennet and created an uproar among Colorado Dems. Bennet was more or less unknown. Now Romanoff is running against him, although his campaign has so far been pretty wimpy.

    •  He is well liked in the progressive (4+ / 0-)
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      LordMike, johne, Mannabass, KelleyRN2

      community. Served in the State House (Senate?) for a while. He wasn't in my district so I wasn't too familiar with him until recently.

      Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in this world--and never will. Mark Twain

      by whoknu on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 08:02:22 PM PST

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